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Saturday, 15 November 1997
A Green Flag International Friendly Match

England 2 Cameroon 0 [2-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
Cameroon Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Attendance:
46,176;
Kick-off: 6.00pm GMT
Live on Sky Sports (UK) -
Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Paul Scholes (44), Robbie Fowler (45)
 
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Match Summary

Officials from Norway

England

Type

Cameroon

Referee (charcoal) - Terje Hauge
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Ola Bjornsen (red/yellow flag) and Arild Sundet (yellow flag).
or T.Aaland & E. Raestad (The teamsheet states both pairs!)

Reserve Official -
Roy Helge Olsen or Th. Ovrebo.

Teams presented to Gary Lineker, OBE, ex-England Striker.
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England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 October 1997) 7th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Paul Ince, sixth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
14th match, W 11 - D 1 - L 2 - F 24 - A 4.
England Lineup
1 Martyn, A. Nigel 31 11 August 1966 G Leeds United AFC 5 3 GA
2 Campbell, Sulzeer J. 23 18 September 1974 RB Tottenham Hotspur FC 12 0
3 Neville, Philip A. 20 21 January 1977 LB Manchester United FC 8 0
4 Ince, Paul E.C. 30 21 October 1967 M Liverpool FC 35 2
5 Southgate, Gareth, injured off 39th min. 27 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 22 0
6 Hinchcliffe, Andrew G. 28 5 February 1969 CD Everton FC 4 0
7 Beckham, David R.J. 22 2 May 1975 RM Manchester United FC 12 0
8 Gascoigne, Paul J., off 73rd min. 30 27 May 1967 M Rangers FC, Scotland 54 10
9 Fowler, Robert B. 22 9 April 1975 F Liverpool FC 7 2
10 Scholes, Paul, off 78th min. 22 16 November 1974 M Manchester United FC 5 3
11 McManaman, Steven 25 11 February 1972 LM Liverpool FC 19 0
England Substitutes
12 Ferdinand, Rio G., on 39th min. for Southgate 18 7 November 1978 CD West Ham United FC 1 0
15 Lee, Robert M., on 73rd min. for Gascoigne 31 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 14 2
18 Sutton, Christopher R., on 78th min. for Scholes 24 10 March 1973 F Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0

unused substitutes:

13-David Seaman, 14-David Batty, 16-Nicky Butt, 17-Andrew Cole.
 
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Averages:

Age 25.5 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Cameroon Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 October 1997) 44th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 59th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Dark green v-necked jerseys with large white broad left shoulder stripes, red shorts with yellow Adidas trim, yellow socks with red trim.
Capt: Rigobert Song Manager: Jean Manga-Onguene, 51 (12 June 1946).
Cameroon Lineup
1 Ongandzi, Vincent     G     GA
2 Song, Rigobert            
3 Wome, Pierre            
4 Tobie Bayard Mumboe            
5 Kalla, Raymond            
12 Etchi, Ernest            
14 Etame, Jean-Jacques            
15 Foe, Marc-Vivien            
9 Job, Joseph-Desire            
10 Mboma, Patrick            
18 Ipoua, Samuel            
Cameroon Substitutes
6 Ndjtap, Geremie            

unused substitutes:

7-Cyrille Mangan, 8-Romarin Billong, 11-Saloman Olembe, 13-Lucien Mettomo, 16-Vincent Njeukam, 17-Placide Zoaland.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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